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Tommy Lucas

Liverpool FC

3 caps, 0 goals

P 3 W 2 D 1 L 0 F 9: A 5
83% successful

1921-26

disciplined: none
captaincies:
one
minutes played:
270

Profile

Full name Thomas Lucas
Born 20 September 1895 in St Helens, Lancashire [registered in Prescot, December 1895].

Census Notes

According to the 1901 census, Thomas is the eighth of nine children (six sons) to Thomas and Mary. His father is a coal hewer and they live at 80 Burtonhead Road in St Helens.

According to the 1911 census, Thoams has another younger brother and now he is one of six, now at 76 Burtonhead Road. His father is retired. Thomas is a haulage hand. In all, his parents had fourteen children, eleven of which are alive in 1911.

Died 11 December 1953, aged 58 years 82 days [registered in Aylesbury, December 1953].
Height/Weight 5' 6½", 11st. 4lbs [1925].

Source

Douglas Lammings' An English Football Internationalist Who's Who [1990] & FindMyPast.com

Club Career

Club(s) Played with a varety of amateur clubs, including Sherdley Villa FC, Sutton Commercial FC, Heywood United FC, Peasley Cross FC and Eccles Borough FC. It was with Eccles that Tommy had a trial with Manchester United FC, but it did not work out, and so he joined Liverpool FC in 1916. He remained at Anfield Road until he joined Clapton Orient FC in 1933 and retired from playing a year later.
Club honours Football League Champions 1921-22;
Individual honours Football League (four appearances)
Distinctions None

Source

Douglas Lammings' An English Football Internationalist Who's Who [1990].

England Career

Player number 422nd player to appear for England.
Position(s) Left/right-back
First match No. 127, 22 October 1921, Ireland 1 England 1, a British Championship match at Windsor Park, Donegall Avenue, Belfast, aged 26 years 32 days.
Last match No. 150, 24 May 1926, Belgium 3 England 5, an end-of-season friendly match at Olympisch Stadion, Antwerpen, aged 30 years 246 days.
Major tournaments British Championship 1921-22;
Team honours None
Individual honours None
Distinctions None

Beyond England

After retiring from playing with Clapton Orient, he was kept on and put in charge of the clcub's nursery club, Ashford FC. He became a licensee in Stoke Mandeville from 1935 until he died. - An English Football Internationalists' Who's Who. Douglas Lamming (1990). Hatton Press, p.160/1.

 

Tommy Lucas - Career Statistics
Squads Apps Comp.
Apps
Mins. Goals Goals Av.min Comp.
Goals
Capt. Disc.
3 3 0 270 0 0 min 0 One None
Due to the fact that many matches rarely stuck to exactly ninety minutes long, allowing time for injuries, errors and substitutions.  The minutes here given can only ever be a guideline and cannot therefore be accurate, only an approximation.

 

Tommy Lucas - Match Record - All Matches - By Colour of Shirt
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L
Away 3 2 1 0 9 5 +4 0 0 3.00 1.667 83.3 +2
All - White 3 2 1 0 9 5 +4 0 0 3.00 1.667 83.3 +2

 

Tommy Lucas - Match Record - By Type of Match
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
British Championship 1 0 1 0 1 1 =0 0 0 1.00 1.00 50.0 +0
Friendly 2 2 0 0 8 4 +4 0 0 4.00 2.00 100.0 +2
All 3 2 1 0 9 5 +4 0 0 3.00 1.667 83.3 +2

 

Tommy Lucas - Match Record - Tournament Matches
All Tournaments
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
BC 1921-22 1 0 1 0 1 1 =0 0 0 1.00 1.00 50.0 +0
All 1 0 1 0 1 1 =0 0 0 1.00 1.00 50.0 +0
All Tournaments
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
BC 1 0 1 0 1 1 =0 0 0 1.00 1.00 50.0 +0
All 1 0 1 0 1 1 =0 0 0 1.00 1.00 50.0 +0

 

Tommy Lucas - Match History
 Club: Liverpool F.C. - 3 full caps

Coach: F.A. International Select Committee - 3 full capsx

Age 26
1 127 22 October 1921 - Ireland 1 England 1, Windsor Park, Donegall Avenue, Belfast BC AD Start lb
Age 28
2 141 17 May 1924 - France 1 England 3, Stade Pershing, Bois de Vincennes, Paris Fr AW Start rb
Age 30
3 150 24 May 1926 - Belgium 3 England 5, Olympisch Stadion, Antwerpen Fr AW Captain rb

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